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n. pl. mi·cro·a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
The chemical identification and analysis of extremely small quantities of matter.

mi′cro·an′a·lyst (-ăn′ə-lĭst) n.
mi′cro·an′a·lyt′ic (-ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭk), mi′cro·an′a·lyt′i·cal adj.
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n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Chemistry) the qualitative or quantitative chemical analysis of very small amounts of substances
microanalyst n
microanalytic, ˌmicroˌanaˈlytical adj
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(ˌmaɪ kroʊ əˈnæl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the chemical analysis of minute samples of substances.
mi`cro•an′a•lyst (-ˈæn l ɪst) n.
mi`cro•an`a•lyt′i•cal (-ˈɪt ɪ kəl) mi`cro•an`a•lyt′ic, adj.
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Microanalytical protein characterization with multidimentional liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry improves the throughput and reliability of peptide mapping.
Subsequent refinements to microanalytical separation and detection methods revealed low levels of GABA in individual ganglia of Helix pomatia (Osborne et al., 1971; Dolezalova et al., 1973).
Specific surface area ([BET.sub.N2]) data were determined by the Brunauer--Emmett--Teller method using a KELVIN 1042 sorptometer (Costech Microanalytical SC, Estonia) with Kelvin 1042 V3.12 software.
Elemental analyses were performed at the microanalytical data center at Faculty of science, Cairo University, Egypt.
Nandi P, Lunte SM (2009) Recent trends in microdialysis sampling integrated with conventional and microanalytical systems for monitoring biological events: a review.
Elemental microanalyses for carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen parameters were performed by the Microanalytical Laboratory, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade.
Also, 1 [mm.sup.3] of tissue were studied by transmission electron microscopy and microanalytical analysis.
A detailed microanalytical geochemical and in situ Sr-isotope study performed on glassy groundmass of single ash clast showed unusually high [sup.87]Sr/[sup.86]Sr values (up to 0.70668) for Icelandic volcanism (0.7026-0.7037 [94]) (Figure 8(c)); these high isotopic values were also associated to atypical elemental compositions compared to most of the juvenile ash fragments of the eruption.
The mass spectra were recorded on a Shimadzu GCMS-QP-1000EX mass spectrometer At 70 eV, elemental analyses were carried out at the microanalytical center of Ain Shams University.
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